Take a look at the Urban Institute’s exciting programme of events for 2019. More details to follow.

Vanesa Castan Broto, Inagural Lecture: Changing cities in a changing climate

20 March 2019, The Diamond – Sheffield

This lecture examines how the climate breakdown is changing cities and how the intent to deliver low-carbon futures is transforming urban security, risk and social relations.

Smart Urban Experimentation

3-7 April 2019, Washington DC
AAG Conference 

These 3 sessions examine how experiments in smart urbanism reshape urban knowledge politics and decision-making

Radical Housing

10-12 April 2019, Sheffield
Michele Lancione, Keynote at Housing Studies Asc. Conference

‘Radical Housing: Rethinking the politics of housing precarity’

Urban policy & global urban science/studies

15 May 2019, 5:30pm, Sheffield

Sue Parnell, UI, Urban Studies & Planning & The Sheffield Institute for International Development

Urban Energy Landscapes: Vanesa Castan Broto Book Launch

15 May 2019, 6:30pm, Sheffield

This volume examines cases of urban energy in four major cities and argues that energy transition depends on heterogeneous landscapes, strategic urban projects and dwelling practices.

Jam and Justice: Co-producing urban governance

1-5 July 2019, Manchester

A week of engagements with partners around the themes of co-production, social innovation and the role of universities in urban transformations.

Climate Urbanism

4-5 September 2019, Sheffield

International Workshop
This workshop examines new models of climate urbanism and attempts to coordinate discrete climate change actions into integrated infrastructure reforms.

Infrastructural futures across cities of the global north

September 2019, Manchester

International Workshop
How does infrastructure become present in cities & relate to urbanism? Does this necessitate a rethinking of the concept of ‘urban infrastructure’?

Realising Just Cities?: Lessons of co-production

14-18 October 2019, Sheffield

4th Annual International Conference of the Mistra Urban Futures Centre.

World Cities Day

31st October 2019, Sheffield

A day of debate and agenda-setting around the future of cities in the context of devolution and austerity